Catholic Relief Services begins ‘journey of hope’ for East Africa

(Crux. Ngala Killian Chimton)

A new 2023-2030 strategic plan for East Africa that has been described as “the start of the journey of hope” has been launched by the Catholic Relief Services. The seven-year plan that was announced in Nairobi, Kenya on June 18 lays emphasis on a broad range of issues, including tackling climate change adaptation, fostering youth development, ensuring Health, nutrition and social services as well as the provision of water, hygiene and sanitation. It also promises to tackle issues like responding to emergencies, fostering local leadership and supporting disabled people. For the past four years, Kenya has suffered drought that has never been seen in recent times and just as the country was recovering from the drought, it then had some of its worst floods.

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